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China Shipbuilding Sets Up a New Energy Company, Ready to Carry on a Large-scale Layout in China CSP Industry

China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (referred to as China Shipbuilding), the Large-scale state-owned enterprise, will carry on a large-scale layout of solar-thermal power generation industry and recently, it is carrying out intensively the related researches. It is expected that this company will have a big action in the second half of [...]

2017-03-24T17:21:56+00:00 24-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

DLR inaugurates the world’s largest artificial Sun

The world's largest artificial Sun started shining in Jülich on 23 March 2017. Johannes Remmel, the North Rhine-Westphalia Minister for Climate Protection, Environment, Agriculture, Nature Conservation and Consumer Protection, joined Georg Menzen of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie; BMWi) and [...]

China Concentrated Solar Power project owned by a private company completed Project Financing

Suzhou THVOW Technology Holdings Ltd. (short for THVOW Technology, stock code: 002564), a listed company on Shenzhen security market, invested RMB1570 million in concentrated solar power (CSP) industry by way of non-public offering of shares, which has drawn wide attention from capital market and CSP industry. THVOW Technology became [...]

2017-03-23T12:04:35+00:00 23-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

China’s Suunpower to incorporate EnergyNest thermal storage

Suunpower, a CSP developer and Engineering Procurement Contractor (EPC) , has signed a partnership agreement with Norway's EnergyNest to deploy thermal energy storage (TES) systems in China. Suunpower is involved in the construction of China's first 20 CSP projects for a total capacity of 1 GW. The EnergyNest TES [...]

South Africa Concentrated Solar Power developer agrees local worker deals

Kathu plant construction activity is set to peak this year and the Engie-led developer group is integrating new work contracts and training schemes following unexpected demands from local business groups, Cedric Faye, CEO of Kathu Solar Park at Engie, said. The Engie consortium began construction of the 100 MW Kathu [...]

Algeria plans to set up 2,000 megawatts of concentrated solar power capacity by 2030

Algeria will soon float a massive tender to set up more than 4,000 megawatts of solar power capacity. According to media reports, Algeria’s Ministry of Energy will soon launch a tender for 4,020 megawatts of solar PV capacity. The tender is expected to be floated by this month’s end [...]

Liquid storage of solar energy

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have demonstrated efficient solar energy storage in a chemical liquid. The stored energy can be transported and then released as heat whenever needed. The research is now presented on the cover of the scientific journal Energy & Environmental Science. Many consider [...]

2017-03-21T20:14:10+00:00 20-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Dubai’s DEWA seeks proposals for 200 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in May

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has set a May deadline for proposals from qualified bidders for the development of a 200 megawatt (MW) Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, it said on Monday. The CSP plant, expected to be operational by 2021, is the fourth phase of the Mohammed [...]

CSP key equipment for China’s Concentrated Solar Power demonstration projects

In a parabolic trough or Fresnel CSP system, except for reflecting mirror, heat collector tube is another very important equipment. The great need for heat collector and its critical performance will have a direct influence on the heat-collecting efficiency and economic gains of a CSP plant. At present, Rioglass Solar [...]

2017-03-19T18:11:42+00:00 19-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

UAE’s transition towards clean and renewable energy

The UAE’s wise leadership has worked tirelessly to anticipate the future, as a fundamental element of its strategies and plans. The vision of the UAE’s leadership, led by HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE; HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime [...]

2017-03-19T12:19:32+00:00 18-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Dubai’s Concentrated Solar Power price cap seen driving technology’s competitiveness

A leading developer of concentrated solar power (CSP) projects in Africa and the Middle East believes the price cap proposed by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) for an upcoming CSP project could add significant impetus to improving the technology’s cost competitiveness, which may also have spin-offs for [...]

2017-03-17T19:08:39+00:00 17-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

The Cyprus Institute is offering 2 scholarships in Solar Thermal Energy

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is accepting applications for its Energy, Environment and Atmospheric Sciences PhD program. Successful candidates will be given the opportunity to study at The Cyprus Institute, applying their research towards the activities of the EU H2020 CySTEM project. The Energy, Environment and Atmospheric Sciences PhD program [...]

Masen is offering a PhD in Outdoor Accelerated ageing of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) components

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) consists of the concentration and the use of solar energy in a thermodynamic cycle to produce electricity via a turbine. Compared to other technologies, CSP is grid friendly and dispatchable thanks mainly to its efficient and cost effective energy storage. However, in order to produce a [...]

2017-03-16T13:20:52+00:00 16-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |